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Today's Features

  • Leland and Wilma Schmoranz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 5, 2011.

    They were married June 5, 1951, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Schmoranz is retired from civil service at Fort Knox, and Mrs. Schmoranz is retired from Elizabethtown Independent Schools and preschool at First Christian Church. Both are members of First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have one daughter, Monica; and two grandchildren. 

  • The best thing about “X-Men: First Class” is that no 3-D glasses are necessary. The director, Matthew Vaughn, understands every movie doesn’t work in 3-D. In fact I read he thinks “Avatar” has been the only movie released that really works in 3-D and the rest are, well, I can’t use the word he said, but you get the point.

  • RYAN. Air Force Airman First Class Richard P. Ryan recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Rose Herrington of Rineyville.

    Ryan graduated in 2009 from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. 

  • Twelve members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown traveled to Frankfort for a reception and tour of the Floral Clock and Rose Garden display at the Governor’s Mansion. The club made a donation to assist in the purchase of flowers and plants to refurbish the clock and garden. Pictured in front of the Floral Clock from left, Pat Zyrd, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve, Helen Miller, Ruth Johnson, Andrea McWright, Delma Kittrell, Debbie Skaggs, Clara Myers, Anita Owen and Rene Bauer. 

  • BUTLER. Every year, thousands of military men and women deploy to the Middle East where they live and work under austere conditions in some of the most remote areas of the world. All of this while being on a continuous lookout for whatever attack an enemy force may make. The son of a Radcliff man recently experienced a glimpse of what life over there will be like when he spent a month at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. For two weeks he lived and worked in tents while under a constant threat of simulated attacks.

  •  Army National Guard Private First Class Joshua L. Yarnell has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    He is the son of Becky Yarnell of Cecilia and Dennis Yarnell of  Louisville.

    Yarnell is a 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Cecilia. 

  •  Kitty DuPlessis’ piano students recently held a Spring Recital at First Christian Church. From left, front row, Paul Brosky, Madeline Brosky, Natalie Schory and Meg Fiepke Row; second row, Forest Kuenzli, Claire Godfrey, Grace Farmer, Tori DuPlessis and Anne Adams; third row, Kaitlyn Senay, Gabriel Kuenzli, Laura Hinkle, Olivia Lupresto, Emma Godfrey and Riley Eriksen; and fourth row, Kitty DuPlessis, Beth Adams, Rebecca Hinkle, Clara Wilson, Marianna Godfrey, Mary Adams and Taylor Senay. 

  • Music students of Mila Nikolic performed in their 2011 Spring Recital on May 19 at the Plum Alley Theatre in Elizabethtown. Piano and vocal musical pieces were classical or popular or Broadway themed. Bo Cecil added dramatic dimension with lighting effects and Janet Gebler was the announcer.  

  • Dennis Johnson of Hardin Memorial Hospital was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on May 31. He gave an update on how the hospital is performing.